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Magic Kingdom For Sale/Sold - Terry Brooks
Magic Kingdom For Sale/Sold
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Landover was a genuine magic kingdom, complete with fairy folk and wizardry, just as the advertisement had promised. But after he purchased it for a million dollars, Ben Holiday discovered that there were a few details the ad had failed to mention. Such as the fact that the kingdom was falling... show more
Landover was a genuine magic kingdom, complete with fairy folk and wizardry, just as the advertisement had promised. But after he purchased it for a million dollars, Ben Holiday discovered that there were a few details the ad had failed to mention. Such as the fact that the kingdom was falling into ruin. The barons refused to recognize a king and taxes hadn't been collected for years. The dragon, Strabo, was laying waste to the countryside, while the evil witch, Nightshade, was plotting to destroy no less than everything. And if that weren't enough for a prospective king to deal with, Ben soon learned that the Iron Mark, terrible lord of the demons, challenged all pretenders to the throne of Landover to a duel to the death - a duel no mere mortal could hope to win. But Ben Holiday had one human trait that even magic couldn't overcome. Ben Holiday was stubborn...
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ISBN: 9781857232561 (1857232569)
Edition language: English
Series: Magic Kingdom of Landover (#1)
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Turn The Page
Turn The Page rated it
Loved this book, and wish I had read it when I was much younger. I thought the concept of a fantasy kingdom accessible by a hiking path in the mountains of Virginia was a very original concept, and the characters and settings in this book made it an enjoyable read. Looking forward to the future volu...
MomoWymack
MomoWymack rated it
4.0 Magic Kingdom For Sale/Sold
Thank you to my papa for the recommendation!I enjoyed this, the ending was excellent!I had a little issue with the beginning, if I've agreed to suspend disbelief, I don't need 70 pages of Ben trying to convince himself or talking of the silliness or impossibility or whatever. I understand the point ...
angelateodorczy
angelateodorczy rated it
I read this book 5 times it is so good
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it
3.0 Magic Kingdom For Sale/Sold (Magic Kingdom Of Landover 1)
Light fantasy.
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well rated it
2.0 Magic Kingdom for Sale—Sold!
Nostalgic reads are always dangerous territory. To be honest, I was willing to risk this reread nuking any fondness I had for the book. When I first read this at 13 or 14 I remember thinking it was a cool idea and that it had humor -a talking dog, haw!- but was disappointed even then that it had lef...
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